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Friday, March 06, 2009

March 6, 2009

Here's one I just posted at Andrew's blog, in response to one of his. In posting it here, I've added the word "first" to line 1.

first signs of spring . . .
the hours I've spent inside


Blogger John McDonald said...

nice reflective Bill

1:09 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

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5:46 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

i like the intimated 'budding' metaphor

much love

5:49 AM  
Blogger jem said...

Mmmm nice. It does feelin like that at the end of a long winter. Like I'm unfurling a little, stretching and growing under the sun.

4:41 AM  
Blogger Magyar said...

Among us, though subliminal perhaps, a universal feeling. Good one Bill. _m

8:10 AM  
Blogger polona said...

perfect. like many others, i suppose, i know the feeling...

9:07 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Ah, jem, Magyar, Polona, thank you for assuring me that others will know what I'm feeling--very important to me with this poem.

9:18 AM  
Blogger haiku-shelf (Angelika Wienert) said...

a good haiku

I repeat what John wrote: "nice reflective..."

11:02 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Angelika

5:27 AM  
Blogger Devika Jyothi said...

A very emotional one, to me Bill :)

I read this at Andrew's..but I missed to reach here earlier...


7:54 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks for the visit, Devika.

6:20 AM  

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